A photograph entitled 'Halt of Prisoners from Bassaule', taken by John Burke, c. 1878. The photograph shows soldiers of the 45th Rattray's Sikh Regiment guarding Afghan prisoners.
A photograph entitled 'Halt of Prisoners from Bassaule', taken by John Burke, c. 1878.
The photograph shows soldiers of the 45th Rattray's Sikh Regiment guarding Afghan prisoners.
The photograph was published in the album 'The Afghan War, Attogk to Jellalabad, Gandamak and Surkhab'.
John Burke recorded the evolution of British India in the late 19th Century, and accompanied the British Indian army on its advance into Afghanistan during the Second Afghan War of 1878-1879.
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